Business English

istock_000008498070_small-mod Learning the correct form of English to use when conducting business to very important.  You need to be professional and articulate in English in order to move ahead in the Western English speaking world.  The following pages will provide basic assistance to you for Business English.
8 Essential Tips for Writing Your Resume in English
The first step on a successful job hunt is perfecting your ‘CV’ or ‘resume’. This is your chance to highlight your skills and ultimately earn yourself an interview. But just how do you write an impressive resume in English? As part of our Career Week, we’ve listed eight essential things …

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8 Top Tips for a Successful Job Interview in English
Once you’ve crafted a resume that stands out from the crowd, it’s time to get ready for your interview. The interview process can be the most intimidating part of a job hunt, but confidence is key. We’ve previously talked about the importance of preparing for commonly asked interview questions, but …

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7 great phrasal verbs for doing business
In the British TV comedy Absolutely Fabulous, one of the characters once said “You can never have too many hats, gloves and shoes”. This might be true for people working in fashion, but for English learners, I’d say: “You can never have too many phrasal verbs!”. We use phrasal verbs every day …

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5 key phrases for answering a business call
Whether you work at a reception desk, in customer service, as a PA, or in any general business environment, you will likely be answering the phone to speak to clients or customers, or to take messages for colleagues. Here we have five key phrases for answering a business call that will be essential for …

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7 top tips for writing better English emails
We all rely on email for a large part of our work communication, especially for communicating with colleagues, clients, or suppliers in other parts of the world. While email is useful, it can also take a lot of time and sometimes lead to confusion. Here are some expert tips on …

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7 useful expressions to get a meeting started
Everyone likes a bit of a chat at the beginning of a meeting, but when it’s time to get started, use these key phrases: To get the ball rolling Definition: To get the meeting or discussion started. Example: “OK, everyone. Let’s get the ball rolling. Come and sit down and …

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